Gastouni

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Gastouni
Γαστούνη
Gastouni is located in Greece
Gastouni
Gastouni
Coordinates: 37°52′N 21°15′E / 37.867°N 21.250°E / 37.867; 21.250Coordinates: 37°52′N 21°15′E / 37.867°N 21.250°E / 37.867; 21.250
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Elis
Municipality Pineios
 • Municipal unit 59.325 km2 (22.906 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 11,254
 • Municipal unit density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 273 00
Area code(s) 26230
Vehicle registration ΗΑ

Gastouni (Greek: Γαστούνη) is a town and a former municipality in Elis, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Pineios, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 59.325 km2.[3] Gastouni is situated in a flat rural area, 5 km from the Ionian Sea. The river Pineios flows into the sea near Gastouni. The town is 6 km (4 mi) south of Andravida, 4 km (2 mi) east of Vartholomio, 11 km (7 mi) northwest of Amaliada and 26 km (16 mi) northwest of Pyrgos. The population of the town proper was 7,485 in 2011.[1] The Greek National Road 9/E55 (Patras - Pyrgos) and the railway from Patras to Pyrgos pass east of Gastouni. There is a 12th-century Byzantine church in the southwestern quarter Katholiki.[4]

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipal unit Gastouni is subdivided into the following communities:

Population history[edit]

Year Town population Municipal unit population
1981 4,751 -
1991 5,883 9,350
2001 7,524 11,699
2011 7,485 11,254

People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21. 
  4. ^ Hellenic Ministry of Culture

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